November 9, 2022 – Renfro Elementary was treated to a visit from Air Evac Lifeteam 156 based out of Anderson Hospital in Maryville, Illinois. Pilot Josh Shiver is a Renfro alumnus and parent of three children who currently attend the school. He was joined by flight nurse Robbie Towner and paramedic Greg Muskopf. The crew […]
April 22, 2022 – In honor of Earth Day 2022, Ameren Illinois representatives came to Renfro Elementary to plant a tree with first graders as part of Save the Earth – Plant a Tree. The children learned about digging safely to avoid accidentally hitting a utility line by calling 811 or contacting JULIE online before […]
January 19, 2022 – Renfro Elementary secretary Linda Strittmatter was recognized today as January 2022 Kahok Educator of the Month. The award was presented by Edward Jones Representative Jason Rehg and Renfro Principal Laura Bauer. In her nomination of Mrs. Strittmatter, Mrs. Bauer wrote: “We would like to nominate Linda Strittmatter. She is one of […]
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Renfro Elementary on Monday, December 6, 2021 from 3-8 pm. Students 5 years+ are eligible for the vaccine and must be accompanied by a parent.
October 19, 2020 — The Renfro Elementary School Kindness Council presented a $2,002 check to KAHOKstrong from fundraising during the 2019-20 school year. The presentation, previously planned for the end of the school year, was delayed by the COVID-19 shutdown. “Kindness Council is a group of 4th grade students who apply and are recommended by […]